Health Care in the US.

According to http://www.oneillinstituteblog.org/ 7 billion people in the world do not have access to health care. The US spends 17.2% more on health care as a percentage. Meanwhile, Canada, Iceland, and many other countries offer free healthcare to their citizens. The Affordable Care Act was signed into law in 2010. But, people complain it’s too …

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Everyone Has The Right

There are ten states where felons may permanently lose their rights to vote. Some may say that this is fair for criminals, while others may say that it is against the Constitution. People say that taking away a felons right to vote is in violation of the 8th amendment, which is, “ Excessive bail shall …

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Do I really need these classes?

       Are electives as important as core classes? Electives prepare us for the future and teach us the basics of survival. Electives like sewing and cooking help us in our future lives, but are they  just as important as the core classes such as math and science, and Language Arts?        Some people believe that core classes …

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Quality Time

  When most people think of parenting, they picture changing diapers, messy feeding times, and chasing a screaming child through a crowded grocery store. But parenting goes far beyond the requirements for meeting the basic survival needs of the child, and parents have an influence on how children turn out, including their personality, the way they …

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How the Brain Sees Pain.

What causes us to dream? How do we move our muscles? Where do feelings come from? How do we know we are in pain? The brain controls all of these critical aspects of our everyday life, which is a magnificent thing. The brain is our headquarters, our every move, feelings and thoughts are processed in …

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Flint Water Crisis: A Year Later

Flint’s residents are in chaos!  Flint’s water source is contaminated with The Flint Water Crisis has been going on for three years, since April 25, 2014. Flint residents still need to use bottled water to drink and for their personal hygiene. It first happened when state officials decided to switch the water supply line from …

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